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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1120 AM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

CAZ030>033-281030-
/O.EXT.KPSR.WI.Y.0005.170328T0100Z-170328T2200Z/
Joshua Tree National Park-Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
Riverside County/Eastern Deserts-Imperial County-
Including the cities of Cottonwood Visitor Center, Keys View,
Lost Horse, Blythe, Chiriaco Summit, Desert Center,
Eagle Mountain, Brawley, Calexico, El Centro, Glamis, Imperial,
and The Salton Sea
1120 AM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Eastern Riverside County, Joshua Tree National
  Park, and northern Imperial County. This includes Interstate
  10 from Blythe toward the Coachella Valley. The higher
  elevations will likely see the strongest winds.

* TIMING...This evening through Tuesday mid-afternoon.

* WINDS...Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts generally up to 40
  mph. Gusts as high as 50 mph will be possible in Joshua Tree
  National Park later tonight and early Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong crosswinds initially affecting north/south
  oriented roads this evening and then affecting east/west
  oriented roads after midnight into Tuesday. Locally reduced
  visibilities due to areas of blowing dust creating hazardous
  driving conditions. High profile vehicles will be most
  susceptible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

AZZ020-021-026-281030-
/O.EXT.KPSR.WI.Y.0005.170328T1000Z-170329T0200Z/
Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-West Central Deserts-
Southwest Deserts-
Including the cities of Ehrenberg, Parker, Bouse, Quartzsite,
Salome, Dateland, Tacna, and Wellton
1120 AM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM MST TUESDAY...

* AFFECTED AREA...Western La Paz and northern Yuma Counties.
  This includes Interstate 10 in western La Paz County and
  Highway 95.

* TIMING...Early Tuesday morning through the afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong northwesterly crosswinds affecting both
  north/south and east/west oriented roads. Locally reduced
  visibilities due to areas of blowing dust creating hazardous
  driving conditions. High profile vehicles will be most
  susceptible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of between
30 and 40 mph are expected, or wind gusts of between 40 and
58 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. In addition, strong winds over desert
areas could result in briefly lowered visibilities to well under
a mile at times in blowing dust or blowing sand. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$



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